Ah, says he, but look
at that glorious boast of Cephalus—never once indicted! Yes, glorious,
and also lucky. But why should a man who has been often indicted but never
convicted be the more justly open to reproach? However, men of Athens, so far as Aeschines is concerned, I
can repeat that glorious boast: for he never indicted me or prosecuted me on
indictment; and so, by his own admission, I am no worse a citizen than Cephalus.
Demosthenes. Demosthenes with an English translation by C. A. Vince, M. A. and J. H. Vince, M.A. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1926.
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